Archive for October, 2012

Voter Pre-Registration Deadline Is Approaching

Posted: Saturday, October 13th, 2012 at 6:28 am

Reminders are being given about the upcoming election.  

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Kalona Meeting on FEMA Mapping Addresses Concerns

Posted: Saturday, October 13th, 2012 at 6:26 am

Last weeks meeting regarding the FEMA mapping in Kalona drew in a number of concerned citizens.

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Award Nominations Being Sought

Posted: Saturday, October 13th, 2012 at 6:25 am

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Nominations are being accepted for soybean farmers who have showed commitment and leadership in agriculture.  

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Annual CROP Hunger Walk Tomorrow

Posted: Saturday, October 13th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Washington and many communities across the country are coming together tomorrow to raise money for worldwide hunger projects.  

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Columbus Junction’s Columbus Day

Posted: Saturday, October 13th, 2012 at 6:22 am

Columbus Junction is holding their Columbus Day celebration today.

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Annual Halloween Hike Tonight

Posted: Saturday, October 13th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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An annual event that draws many children each year is happening tonight.  

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IMS Holding Second Annual Hay Ride

Posted: Saturday, October 13th, 2012 at 6:21 am

After last year’s success, Iowa Mennonite School will be holding another Hay Ride this year.

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Pleasantview Benefit

Posted: Saturday, October 13th, 2012 at 12:50 am

Title: Pleasantview Benefit
Description: The Pleasantview Benefit Sale will be held Friday, November 9th and Saturday, November 10th at iowa Mennonite School in Kalona.
Start Date: 2012-11-09
End Date: 2012-11-10

Washington Public Library Voodootown Reading

Posted: Saturday, October 13th, 2012 at 12:50 am

Title: Washington Public Library Voodootown Reading
Description: The Washington Public Library is hosting a reading of Voodootown by local author Bruce Elgin on Thursday at 7pm. Illustrator Doug Vander-Hoek will also make an appearance. Everyone is welcome.
Date: 2012-10-18

Holy Trinity Parish Harvest Dinner

Posted: Saturday, October 13th, 2012 at 12:49 am

Title: Holy Trinity Parish Harvest Dinner
Description: Holy Trinity Parishes’ Harvest Dinner is being held Sunday, November 4th from 11am to 2pm at St Mary’s Parish Center in Keota. The meal will include turkey, ham, dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy and more. A raffle will be held throughout the afternoon. Tickets can be purchased at the door. Call Donita at 641-660-4728 or Jenny at 641-777-1024 with questions.
Date: 2012-11-04

Friday Night Football Scores

Posted: Friday, October 12th, 2012 at 11:40 pm

Taking a look at last night’s local football scores:

Washington__56__ Ft. Madison__6__

Mid-Prairie__49__ West Burlington/NotreDame __0__

West Liberty __31__ Monticello__6__

Louisa-Muscatine __66__ Central Lee __14__

Mediapolis__55__ Columbus Junction__14__

Lisbon __35__ Highland __7__

Lone Tree __68__ Danville__14__

WMU__38__ VanBuren __16__

Sigourney-Keota__58__ Cardinal__7__

Gary “Ed” Schauf

Posted: Friday, October 12th, 2012 at 8:09 pm

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Memorial Services for 63 year old Gary “Ed” Schauf of Marietta, South Carolina formerly of Wellman will be held at 2:00 Wednesday at the Powell Funeral Home in Wellman.

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Virginia Maxine Murphy

Posted: Friday, October 12th, 2012 at 9:59 am

Celebration of life services for 92 year old Virginia Maxine Murphy of Washington will be held at 1:00 Thursday at the Elm Grove Cemetery.  

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FOR SALE

Posted: Friday, October 12th, 2012 at 9:02 am

Shih Tzu 7 week old male puppy, all dark brown with black face – $350
319-330-3260

FOR SALE

Posted: Friday, October 12th, 2012 at 9:02 am

2006 Buick LaCrosse 59k miles – $10,800
Lighted curio cabinet – $150
319-461-6920

FOR SALE

Posted: Friday, October 12th, 2012 at 9:01 am

Two pairs of drapes
Kerosene lamp
319-653-3010

FOR SALE

Posted: Friday, October 12th, 2012 at 9:01 am

316 John Deere riding mower w/snowblade 16hsp – $1200
12hsp outboard boat motor – $150
LP gas/electric portable heater – $50
319-653-4123

FOR SALE

Posted: Friday, October 12th, 2012 at 9:00 am

Bowcase for compound bow – $20 obo
Bushnell trophy red dot scope w/saddle mount – $85
319-653-5679

GARAGE SALE

Posted: Friday, October 12th, 2012 at 9:00 am

1205 South Iowa Avenue, Washington
Friday, 12 – ?; Saturday 7:30 – ?
Men’s/Women’s/Kids clothing, toys, CDs, Lawn Mower

October 12, 2012

Posted: Friday, October 12th, 2012 at 8:58 am

Birthday Winner – Jenny Seubert